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: curing the healthcare crisis," the new book in 2012 and john goodman is the author. this is booktv on c-span 2. >> they are just necessary to restore economic health. president george w. bush who wrote the forward to the book makes opening remarks. this is about 45 minutes. [cheers and applause] >> thank you all for coming. so when we have an event like this a year from now, as nice as harlan's operation is, i think would be a place you really like on the smu campus. thank you for your house italic t. it's a pretty good interim step. i want to thank a soldier turner at smu, president of the united states. with the bush center -- the provost and vice president are here with their spouses. were fortunate to be associated with smu. our relationship has exceeded our expectations. i hope we've exceeded yours. we are very much involved in action oriented programs. want to be known as the thing tank. i want to be known as an action oriented place that can make a difference in the world. i want to thank you all for having faith in us when we first convince you to support the bush center on the
, first president to pass a national health-care bill and he listened to valerie and michele, not to rahm emanuel. this bonet -- was the beginning of rahm emanuel's erosion of power and it was one of several examples in which the president listened to the ideology of salary jarrett rather than the pragmatic advice of rahm emanuel. rahm emanuel was forced out and to this they resent that. >> host: are you a conservative. >> guest: i think i would describe myself as someone who is right of center. if that makes me conservative than i am conservative. i am certainly not a liberal. my training as a reporter is to let the facts speak for themselves but i do have a sense that this country has been drifting in the wrong direction and that it ought to be righted, if you will, using the word right in both senses of the word. >> host: have your politics changed over the years? >> guest: i think i have been a conservative or conservative leanings for quite some time. i don't think they have gotten any more conservative. on some social issues i am quite libertarian and liberal. >> host: were you surp
a parliamentary minority and now a whole series of programs including the healthcare program where there was a conscious effort to make sure he couldn't get what he wanted to read it's also true he couldn't keep his own democrats together and they have some culpability. with a very significant difference and then you move to 2009. we have a president that has been elected in the landslide with enormous coattails, the clear sign that with the public wanted to read a president that comes in with a 70% approval rating and the worst economy since the great depression. three and half weeks into his presidency he has his economic stimulus program. now you can argue, and i think that he would, that it was a plan largely hatched in the democratic rooms, but it also had more than one-third of an almost 40% as tax cuts. the end of the single largest tax cut was the extension of the alternative minimum tax which came from chuck grassley who ultimately voted against the plan. three and a half weeks in of a single republican in the house votes for it and three msm at not including those that ha
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